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MusicIC Festival moves online this week

While the in-person programming for the 2020 edition of MusicIC was canceled due to the COVID-19 situation, the festival still will offer programming this week as it moves online. The festival, presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, will offer performances by veteran festival performers and one MusicIC newcomer. These performers were scheduled […]

MusicIC Festival cancels June 2020 in-person programming

Summer video performances; fall collaboration with Iowa City Book Festival planned What was planned to be the 10th annual MusicIC Festival has been canceled. Programming planned for June 18-20, 2020, will be pushed to summer 2021. The festival, presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, will offer alternate programming. In place of the […]

Electoral college book author presents May 12 as part of LIT Talks series

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, in partnership with the Iowa City Public Library, will host author Jesse Wegman on May 12, when he will discuss his new book, Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College. Wegman’s talk will be online at 7 p.m. Visit https://bit.ly/LITtalks to register […]

Our Decameron community reading project continues – join us!

Have you been keeping up with The Decameron? If so, we’re up to the Fourth Day of stories. Jump right to Anna Barker’s introduction to the Fourth Day here. If you are new to the project, there still is plenty of time. You can join us on the Fourth Day, or catch up from the […]